micenet AUSTRALIA’s Jenny Gill took off for Hamilton & Waikato recently, where the region’s tourism body, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism, and its partners hosted a group of Australian meeting planners to a variety of unique experiences that included visits to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the Waitomo Caves, and Claudelands Conference & Exhibition Centre.

Landing late in the evening, we checked into Novotel Auckland Airport and after an early breakfast were on the road to the Hamilton & Waikato region only one hour’s drive south.

First stop was Narrows Landing, a unique boutique hotel offering culinary excellence, fine dining and conference facilities in an amazing setting. We checked in and freshened up before exploring this truly unique venue and its meeting rooms (maximum 350 theatre-style).

Then, before we knew it, we were up, up and away with Helicorp, getting a bird’s eye view of this amazing region and its diverse natural landscape…

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